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The Romans

An exploration of ancient Rome through modern objects and their Roman equivalents.

Our Digital Schools Sessions bring the museum to your classroom. Our free sessions are led by our team of Enablers and are broadcast using Microsoft Teams. Read our FAQs for further information about our sessions.

 

About the session

Title

The Romans

Suitable for

P3–5

Dates

Thu 18 & Tue 23 Nov

Times

11:30–11:55, 13:3013:55

Length

25 mins

Cost

Sessions are free of charge and are available to UK-based schools only.

By the end of the session, we will have

have learned about what objects were used by the Romans and how they were used.

Have an understanding of the size and scope of the Roman Empire

Description

Travel back in time to Roman Scotland with our team of Enablers. Your class will learn about life as a Roman by comparing modern objects to their ancient equivalents. Were the Romans really that different to us? The Roman Empire continues to fascinate and intrigue us today with the evidence they left behind.

Curriculum links

I can investigate a Scottish historical theme to discover how past events or the actions of individuals or groups have shaped Scottish society. SOC 2-03a

I can compare and contrast a society in the past with my own and contribute to a discussion of the similarities and differences. SOC 2-04a

By exploring places, investigating artefacts and locating them in time, I have developed an awareness of the ways we remember and preserve Scotland’s history. SOC 1-02a

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Pre and post activities for your digital session
Roman Mosaic Download
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Romans Poem Download
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Romans Word Search Download
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Word Search Answers Download
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